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Baptist Chapel with life size portrait...

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait... Baptist Chapel,..., 6 June 1977 More like this

Woolleigh Barton

Woolleigh Barton Beaford, August 1975 More like this

Ruined cob barn

Ruined cob barn Bonds near, Chulmleigh, September 1987 More like this

Evening view near Dolton

Evening view near Dolton Ashwell, Dolton, 16 October 1979 More like this

Archie Parkhouse sheltering in a shed

Archie Parkhouse sheltering in a shed Millhams, Dolton, November 1974 More like this

Girl at the floral dance

Girl at the floral dance Hatherleigh, 26 June 1976 More like this

Bell ringers, St Lawrence

Bell ringers, St Lawrence Sheepwash, 5 November 1974 More like this

Opening ceremony in the village hall

Opening ceremony in the village hall Burrington, May 1975 More like this

Protecting the river bank

Protecting the river bank Parsonage, Iddesleigh, August 1977 More like this

Rous family Christening, Clovelly Court

Rous family Christening, Clovelly Court Clovelly , 9 April 1978 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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